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US plans to shrink army and cut warplanes

The US has unveiled plans to cut the army's overall troop numbers as it withdraws from Afghanistan in an austerity drive long predicted by defence officials.<p>Chuck Hagel, US defence secretary, said on Monday that the Pentagon planned to reduce the size of the US army to between 440,000 and 450,000 …

Fugitive Ukraine leader wanted for murder, Russia sounds alarm | Reuters

KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine’s fugitive president was indicted for “mass murder” on Monday over the shooting of demonstrators as new leaders in Kiev sought urgent Western aid to make up for a loss of funding from Russia, which is angry at the overthrow of its ally.<p>Moscow said it would not deal with …

Venezuela death toll rises to 13 as protests flare | Reuters

CARACAS (Reuters) - Anti-government demonstrators put up barricades and set fire to trash in Caracas on Monday despite calls from within the opposition to rein in protests that have led to 13 deaths in Venezuela’s worst unrest for a decade.<p>A protester throws stones at a motorcycle after the rider …

Medvedev: Ukraine's new government not legitimate - live updates

Contribute with Guardian Witness<p>Summary<p>• <b>The Russian prime minister, Dmitry Medvedev, has criticised western countries’ recognition of the legitimacy of Ukraine’s transitional government as an “aberration”, describing the ousting of President Viktor Yanukovych as a “mutiny”</b>. The former president …

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Deadly shootings and bomb attacks hit Iraq

Violence in Iraq, including shelling in the city of Ramadi and shootings in the north, has killed at least 17 people since Sunday.<p>The single deadliest attack was a bomb that exploded on a highway between Baghdad and the northern city of Mosul on Sunday, killing three police officers and four …

2013 News items - Report by the Chairman of the Trade Negotiations Committee, - General Council meeting

Report by the Chairman of the Trade Negotiations Committee<p>Thank you Mr. Chairman.<p>Since the last meeting of the General Council in October, the TNC …

2014 News items - Informal Trade Negotiations Committee - Azevêdo urges members to make 2014 the year to implement Bali and put Doha back on track —

Good morning everybody.<p>As this is our first meeting of 2014, I would like to wish you all a happy and successful New Year — I very much hope it is a …

Speech - DG Roberto Azevêdo - Azevêdo highlights role of academics in policymaking of developing countries

It’s a pleasure to be here for the launch of <i>Connecting to Global Markets.</i><p>I have to tell you that I lost some sleep last night reading through the …